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Jan 28, 2013 10:00pm PST
-election, this was john mccain's position on immigration. >> complete the dang fence. >> it will work this time? senator, you're one of us. >> i'm john mccain and i approve this message. >> and then, on november 6th, 2012, they lost 71% of the hispanic vote to president obama, and literally after that, they started to talk about compromise on immigration. >> we have to get rid of the immigration issue altogether, it is simple for me to fix it. i think you control the border first, create a pathway for the people here, you don't say you have to go home. and that is a position that i have evolved on. because you know what? it has got to be resolved. >> and so today, immigration became the first order of business in the new congress for some republicans. >> first step in what will continue to be difficult, but achievable. and i don't think i have to remind anyone the last major attempt was over six years ago. now we will again attempt to commit the remaining resources needed to secure the border. modernize and streamline our current immigration system, and create a tough but fair path to citizenship for th
Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm PST
. remember? he lost to john mccain that year. but that year, 2008, also was not john mccain's first effort at winning the republican presidential nomination. he had run before as well. he had run in the year 2000, when he lost to george w. bush. and while that john mccain campaign and his loss that year has mostly been remembered for the egregiously racist dirty tricks played against john mccain in the south carolina primary that year, that's mostly what we think of when we think of him losing to george w. bush that year, now what is starting to become the more salient thing about that losing run, about that losing attempt at winning the republican presidential nomination, what seems more salient now is who john mccain's national co-chair was for that run. it was republican senator chuck hagel. there he is. you can see him in the little circle on the left there. with john mccain's entourage as john mccain was getting ready to launch his presidential bid back in 2000. this is the same chuck hagel who is president obama's nominee for defense secretary now and who john mccain spent the day to
Jan 28, 2013 10:00am PST
, many decades. this is something extremely well received. >> the politics of this, republicans as john mccain was the first to say yesterday, republicans have to deal with the facts of life here. now, ironically, if john mccain and lindsey graham and others had joined with george w. bush, this could have been done in 2007. >> right. what john mccain sort of didn't say but implied was what has changed about this issue? it's simple. november 6th, the 2012 general election. the overall share of republican votes was -- people that voted for republicans is white. 11% nonwhite. it is -- that is an untenable -- we saw in 2012, and it will only get worse if they continue to lose 70% plus of the hispanic vote. that's what's changed here. republicans broadly recognize it. the question is jose touched on it, the path to citizenship. that is the piece that is always the one that conservative republicans said we will not do this. we are validating illegal behavior, no matter what we do. now there are some republicans on board. marco rubio, john mccain, lindsey graham saying, look, this has to be in
Feb 1, 2013 10:00am PST
of what we've done and what is left to do. >> and as she leaves the state department this afternoon, john kerry will arrive to be sworn in by justice alina keggen, and nor sentimental sendoff. 30 rock ends its seven-year run with lots of laughs and familiar faces. >> looked like another cold one in the midwest. >> bundle up, everyone. if you can, get hit by a car. >> according to the national weather service, you should, and i quote, leave work, get in your purpose bentley and be home with your sharks. >> if the democratic party controlled congress, i would see to it that he was punished in the worst way possible by having to come down here and listen to us. >> the show earned 14 emmys, had countless guest star appearances, some famous, and some not so famous. good day. i'm andrea mitchell. live in washington. good news and bad news in today's jobs report. the unemployment rate inched closer to 8%, but more than 150,000 jobs were added in january. revisions to last year's data showed stronger job growth than first predicted. joining me now forrure daily fix, chris, msnbc contributor and m
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST
texas senator john cornyn, who has decided to make himself the de facto leader of the hagel opposition. >> the nomination of chuck hagel to be the next secretary of defense has already done damage to the united states' credibility in its attempt to deny iran a nuclear weapon. >> hagel is also likely to face questions about his position on gay rights after his 1998 comments, criticizing a u.s. ambassador nominee as openly, aggressively gay. hagel apologized and that former adviser, james hormel, now supports hagel's nomination. but much of the opposition to hagel is rooted in his loud split with the republican party over the iraq war and skepticism about his willingness to use force. in an interview with cnn, vice president biden argued that hagel is no dove. >> the idea of getting engaged in a ground war, in a country that's in transition is not a precipitation any military man would suggest. >> in many ways, obama's pick of hagel, who he forged a relationship with in the senate, then traveled with to afghanistan and iraq in july of 2008, along with cia nominee john brennan and incomin
Feb 1, 2013 9:00am PST
. >> let me get this straight. you think the whole yes or no back and forth between john mccain and chuck hagel on the 2007 iraq surge was actually par for the course, that that was -- >> in fact, kind of interesting, right? >> in terms of a psychodrama. >> the republican party was over the iraq war, where they are attacking him as for opposing the iraq war. >> it's not that i don't think we can talk about the iraq war or the war in afghanistan for that matter, but the notion that you should have a yes or no answer to the iraq surge, which in many ways -- john mccain thinks the history books have been written on this. i believe -- >> no, it's still an open debate. absolutely. >> it's ongoing. we still -- >> people did vote against the iraq surge. that seems to be a totally relevant thing to talk about now. >> i think the iraq surge is relevant. i think asking for a yes or no answer on it seems particularly short-sighted. >> not defending that. >> in the "new york times" there is an op ed that says the senators, especially republicans, did a poor job of drawing substance out of the moment,
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm PST
. senator john mccain took the lead and set the tone early on. >> our concerns pertain to the quality of your professional judgment and your worldview on critical areas of national security, including security in the middle east. >> john mccain did not always have grave concerns about chuck hagel's worldview. in fact, he named chuck hagel a co-chair of his 2000 presidential campaign. >> my fellow americans, i introduce you to a great republican, a great american leader, my friend, john mccain! >> how come mccain didn't get that kind of greeting, huh? or hagel, should i say. not only were hagel and mccain good buddies, john mccain wanted to give hagel the exact job he's up for right now. he told voters in new hampshire, "there's a lot of people that could be secretary of state -- secretary of defense. one of them i think is senator chuck hagel." but mccain sure has a different view of hagel today. he still can't get over hagel's opposition to the surge in iraq. >> do you stand by that -- those comments, senator hagel? >> well, senator, i stand by them because i made them. >> were you r
Jan 26, 2013 11:00pm EST
morning they found her dead of a gunshot wound. >> she was -- >> reporter: john lee is fighting back emotions as he tries to say the words that most accurately describe his 18-year-old daughter. >> happy-go-lucky. she would do anything for anybo. >> reporter: the young woman's body was found on the corner of 5th and nicholson friday morning. they arrested alexander buckley. they suspect they shot lee in the head and they're charging him with her murder. they say both the suspect and the victim knew each other, but the extent of that relationship is something police and this grieving father are still trying to figure out. >> i don't know who he is. >> reporter: the family says pe alerted by tracking a cell phone he had taken from the victim. >> she was assigned to the starbucks counter. last time her loved ones say they heard from her, she was leaving work and headed home. >> hopefully letting them do the investigation, we'll find out more information. we have an understanding why it happened. >> reporter: while he looks for answers to his daughter's senseless killing -- >> i don't u
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
saw john mccain intimating, they're trying to win some of them back here. >> absolutely. it's a group they tried to court every single election year that i can remember in the last couple years. the thing is, it's not necessarily that latinos, immigration is the number one thing on their list that's important. i think it was the economy this last election. part of it is the tone. you hear -- there's a lot of things that are said during this debate that has been hurtful to the republican party. i think when you talk to a lot of latino republican strategists they'll tell you that. so that is going to be one of the things they have to navigate. the tone and how they talk about this. in addition to -- on top of the action. >> what it really comes down to is all things being equal, though, when it comes down to immigration. that's where it stands out for this one group. >>> stand by. i want to bring in congressman steve israel who joins us right now. congressman, thanks for being here. >> good morning. >> let me start with this. even john boehner said now is the time to deal with immigrati
Feb 1, 2013 8:00am PST
. >> hillary clinton hands over her office to former massachusetts senator john kerry who will undoubtedly be meeting all of these important people to whom she's been spending so much time in the last four years. john kerry's nomination to the post was, of course, confirmed on tuesday of this week. ot with. [ ding ] oh, that's helpful! well, our company does that, too. actually, we invented that. it's like a sauna in here. helping you save, even if it's not with us -- now, that's progressive! call or click today. no mas pantalones! then you're going to love this. right now they're only $14.95! wow-a grt deal just got a whole lot better. hurry. $14.95 won't last. >>> this is the kind of week that my colleague carol costello lives for. it is officially called the super bowl, but ever since the baltimore ravens and the san francisco 49ers won the right to play for the nfl championship on sunday, it's been renamed the harbowl because it's been named off the harbaugh brothers, john and jim. they have been friendly rivals and they've been not-so-friendly rivals almost from the day these two were
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
it is investigating all of the allegations and we'll get more on the story from john zarrella. >> reporter: the anti-age clinic was called bay owe genesis, it was run out of this office building in coral gables until about two weeks ago when it shut down. now it's in yet another saga. a report published in the miami new times says this clinic was a pipeline to peds for several players. >> it's clear that bio genesis like a lot of anti-aging clinics was selling a lot of hdh, a number of other drugs that are widely banned in sports. testosterone, anti-by on the lick steroids. the records we've seen indicate that as for the average population, he was providing the same kind of drugs to professional athletes. >> reporter: according to major league baseball, players named in the article have already been disciplined under the league's joint drug program. in a statement major league baseball said, quote, we're in the midst of an active investigation and are gathering and reviewing information. we will refrain from any further comment until this process is complete, end quote. representatives of new york y
Jan 31, 2013 10:00am PST
the iraq surge. as chuck hagel is challenged by john mccain. >> would you please answer the question? will you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect? yes or no. >> my reference to the surge being -- >> the question is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straight forward question. >> well -- >> i would like to answer whether you are right or wrong, and then you are free to elaborate. >> well, i am not going to give you a yes or no answer on a lot of things. >> let the record show you refuse to answer that question. now, please go ahead. >> well, if you would like me to explain why i -- >> i absolutely would like answer answer. yes or no. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no. i think it's far more complicated than that. >> is this finally the year for immigration reform? president obama sits down with jose diaz bullart. >> i don't think that it should take many, many months. i think this is something that we should be able to get done certainly this
Jan 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
>> your forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> let us take a look at the radar. i've circled the metropolitan area around the beltway. still some flurries out to the west of us. most of this is out in virginia. no accumulations of that at all. that will let up a little bit during the irving -- during the evening hours. still below the average. we will begin to see these records go up a little bit. the coldest time of the year -- the storm is time of the year from this point out was in february. nothing big in our forecast. the trend is up. we have been below the average. the typical average is around 32. we will see temperatures on a rise. temperature wise, we're hovering around ready to in annapolis. 30 on the boardwalk. frederick, 27. big area of high pressure sitting over us. there is a little disturbance running through that now. basically, this is pretty quiet air. this warm front will be a key player in the monday morning whether. the warm air will be moving into cold air and the warm air cold a lot more moisture. we could see something. there could be some kind of wint
Jan 31, 2013 8:00am PST
to survive. but if you remember that virtual lovefest a week ago, that was john kerry's hearing for secretary of state, this is not like that. cnn's chief congressional correspondent dana bash is watching the hearings. and dana, i was watching some of your reporting earlier on. as these hearings began to unfold starting at 9:30 this morning. you said stoic, i you described the panel. you these were long-term old friends who had a very different tenor in this room today? >> that's right. and i think at least early on, the statement, opening statement from the top republican, hagel's fellow republican on this committee, his name is jim inhofe from oklahoma probably says it all when it comes to republican skepticism and outright criticism of chuck hagel. listen to what jim inhofe said about and to chuck hagel. >> though i respect senator hagel his record to date in the day demonstrate he is hob a staunch advocate of president's first term. retreating from america's global leadership role in shrinking the military will not make america safer. on the contemporary, it will embolden our enemy, ep da
Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
correspondent joe johns is joining us, taking a look at the money and influence at the nation's capitol. >> right, and wolf, money donated to canada is just one way to measure political influence in washington, like other areas, grass roots organizing. and with the battle hitting capitol hill this week, we took a look at the money the rifle association has been spending on canada and whether the organization is getting a big bang for its buck. turns out, at least through the last election cycle the answer was not so much. the nra took center stage on capitol hill and didn't give much ground. >> law abiding gun owners will not accept blame for the acts of violent or deranged criminals. nor do we believe that government should dictate what we can lawfully own and use to protect our families. >> reporter: it is the influence of wayne lapierre and the national rifle association that makes gun advocates like diane feinstein, to say it will be an uphill battle. >> they come after you, they put together large amounts of money to defeat you. >> reporter: but he is on a mission to convince his c
Jan 29, 2013 1:00pm PST
in the senate confirmation of john kerry to be the next secretary of state. he will be confirmed. he was unanimously confirmed by the senate foreign relations committee and now he's going to be confirmed by this senate and then the president will have a swearing in ceremony for him. so this confirmation process is moving quickly, gloria, for john kerry. we'll let our viewers know the final vote once it occurs. not all republicans, as you know, are on board. john mccain, mark clindsey graham, there are others that are totally opposed. listen to marsha blackburn. she was on "starting point" earlier tu a day. >> i want to make sure that it is not amnesty. but i have to tell you that this is some of the particulars and legislative language that people want to see. what we've learned is if you grant amnesty, what do you get? more amnesty. and we have learned those lessons so let's see what the legislative language is going to be. let's make certain it is going to be fair. >> i think they will get the legislation passed in the senate, assuming this coalition, this bipartisan coalition hold
Jan 28, 2013 8:00pm PST
along. in the house, speaker john boehner says he remains optimistic in legislation moving forward. republican congressman mario diaz-balart says he has been working with democrats in his chamber. >> we've seen that the speaker has said he wants to get it done. we've seen what the minority leader says that they want to get it done. here is the good news. a group of us have been ready for years. we've worked out most of the complicated details. you know the devil is in the detail. well, we've dealt with that devil. now it's an issue of just filing legislation and hopefully get it passed. >> yes, republicans everywhere are talking sensibly about the importance of getting 11 million people out of the shadows. >> we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawn, serve our food, clean our homes, and even watch our children while not affording them any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> and here is why senators like john mccain understand the need for republicans to focus on immigration reform. >> elections. elections. the republican party is los
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm PST
brought the heat like hagel's self-described old friend john mccain. >> were you correct in your assessment? >> well, i would defer to the judgment of history to sort that out, but -- >> the committee deserves your judgment as to whether you were right or wrong about the surge. >> i'll explain why i made those comments -- >> i want to know if you were right or wrong. that's a direct question. i expect a direct answer. >> the surge assisted in the objective, but if we review the record a little bit -- >> will you please answer the question. were you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam. were you correct or incorrect? yes or no? >> when given a chance to respond, here is what hagel said. >> the comment i made about the most dangerous foreign policy decision since vietnam was about not just the surge, but the overall war of choice going into iraq. >> that point found broad support in our latest nbc news/"wall street journal" poll with nearly 6 in 10 americans saying the entire iraq war was
Feb 1, 2013 10:00pm PST
he would not run in the special election this june to replace john kerry in the united states senate. but it was weird. he released that, and it didn't feel like news to me, somehow i felt like i had heard it before. where had i heard it before? oh, yeah, i remember. >> and, you heard it here first. which is to say you're hearing it right now. scott brown probably won't even run against ed markey. scott brown would be much happier running for governor when deval patrick leaves office next year, a race scott brown would have a much better chance of winning and a job he would love, i mean love, compared to the senate which according to my sources, he doesn't really like. with the spark cash card from capital one, sven gets great rewards for his small business! how does this thing work? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! woo-hoo!!! so that's ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less? testing hot tar... great businesses deserve great rewards! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capit
Jan 30, 2013 8:00am PST
as a interim replacement for john kerry, his name mo cowan, we'll have a break down of who he is after this. look what mommy is having. mommy's having a french fry. yes she is, yes she is. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. 100% vegetable juice, with three of your daily vegetable servings in every little bottle. >>> breaking news we've been covering, the huge announcements of due val patrick announcing his interim replacement. it's not congressman markey or frank and not vickie kennedy, who expressed no interest in the seat whatsoever. instead it's someone unknown out ofside of massachusetts, the former chief of staff, william mo cowan. joining me now with insight on who the new interim senator is, i want to play for everybody, though, so they can hear from cowan himself what he said in reference to this appointment by the governor. >> there is no greater calling than to be able to go and serve the people of massachusetts, to give back to the state that has given so much to me. >> no greater calling. now the interim senator will be in place after john kerry becomes the official s
Jan 29, 2013 9:00am PST
any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> but even if john mccain has changed his tune, getting the house gop to harmonize may not be so easy. michael steel spokesman for john boehner, was decidedly noncommitmental on the issue. "the speaker welcomes the work of leaders like senator rubio on this issue and is looking forward to learning more about the proposal in the coming days. majority leader eric cantor would not comment on a portion of the bill that offers a path to citizenship. congressman raul labrador offered creating a new pathway to citizenship is nott a good day, and lamar smith minced no words. the senate proposal actually compounds the problem by encouraging more illegal immigration. anticipating broad outcry from their right wing flank, republican authors began emphasizing just how incredibly difficult it will be to actually become a citizen. >> let me tell you the path to citizenship is a long and advisone. >> it would be cheaper and easier for them to done it the legal way than the way they're going to get it now. this is going to cost them penalties. th
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am PST
of the republican party, seen john mccain in the past running for president literally boo'd if you will off stage talking about immigration reform and rick perry bringing up a legal status or what to do with the children brought to this country through no fault of their own. i guess the basic fact is this notion genuine when it's linked according to john mccain to votes? >> look. i'm trying to do this since i've been in congress for ten years. always urgent for me. the question is, are others now seeing the urgency? i hope the answer is yes. but i'll tell you what. i hope to find out relatively soon because we're moving forward. we'll try to solve the issue, put real solutions on the table and let's see what the democratic process does with it. >> thank you for your time. i greatly appreciate it. let's bring in the political panel. john rolston, patricia and raul reyes. let me start off with you, maria teresa. what did you think of the congressman? he is a republican, a conservative. and he's saying for him there's been urgency and a desire to do this all along but we know it had to take that ele
Jan 26, 2013 11:00am PST
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Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm PST
at the table alone fielding hostile questions, including one-time close friend, john mccain. >> i want to know if you were right or wrong. that's a direct question. i expect a direct answer. >> i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer on a lot of things. >> reporter: that exchange centered on hagel's past opposition to the iraq surnl, a surge that mccain championed. >> no one individual vote, no one individual quote, no one individual statement defines me, my beliefs or my record. we must use all our tools of american power to protect our citizens and our interests. americans must engage in the world, not retreat from the world. >> reporter: for hours, one republican after another accused the former two-term nebraska senator of shading his true beliefs. among their concerns, past statements criticizing israel. >> do you think it's right that israel was committing a, quote, sickening slaughter as you said on the floor and senate. >> reporter: and intimidation about the pro israel lobby. >> name one person, in your opinion, who is intimidated by the israel lobby in the united states senate.
Feb 1, 2013 3:00am PST
. alicia keys is doing the national anthem, beyonce will be there at the halftime performance. john tower, be kind. >> we have two from twitter. daniel, i was talking about doing the corona lime flips. i'm partial to citrus. the best way to drink a corona, give it to a and get a craft b actually tastes good. >> insulting my midsummer drink, nothing better than a corona. great show. "morning joe" starts right now. >>> well, i said it, and i don't remember the context or when i said it. if i had an opportunity to edit that, like many things i've said, i would like to go back and change the words in the meeting. i think in a larger context, i've said many, many things over many years. i have already stated that i regret the terminology. what i meant to say, should have said, it's recognizable. it's been recognized, is recognized that the united nations. that's what i should have said, and thank you. >> donny deutsch, how would you like to be secretary of defense? >> well, i certainly -- >> richard haass? >> job interview would show up maybe a little more prepared. >> a little more prepared.
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
pioneer creating an antivirus software company that bears his name. but these days john mcafee is more known for making headlines about a murder in belize and his very unconventional lifestyle. raj mathai traveled to portland. and true to his character, mcafee doesn't hold back. >> is your story, you pick which way we should lean on this. the story of a one-man implosion or the story of the rebirth of john mcafee? >> well, you know, you have to decide that yourself. >> i might. but i'm asking you. >> you know, i don't feel like someone who has imploded. you know, i feel like someone who's been through a lot, and much of what i've been through, you know, is actually not much worse than my first marriage. so you know, it's not like something tragic happened to me. some drama happened to me. i took care of myself. i escaped. i am here. >> not some drama. this is a lot of drama. >> for you a lot of drama. >> against you, a drug culture, hoaxes, teenaged girlfriend, a lot of drama. millions of dollars. that's not just some drama. >> hear what else mcafee tells raj about his early days in si
Jan 30, 2013 12:35am PST
clinton will no longer be secretary of state. today, massachusetts senator john kerry was confirmed as her successor. i've interviewed secretary clinton nearly a dozen times and i've never seen her so relaxed or up beat. we sat down for her last television interview in office. no topic was off-limits. she's been secretary of state for four years. visited 112 countries. more than any of her predecessors. logged almost a million miles. but it's where she's going next that has everybody talking. let's just say this isn't the first time the question has come up. in moscow three years ago, you told me, "i have absolutely no interest in running for president, none." you're never going to run for president again? >> i have absolutely no interest in running for president again. none, none. >> two years ago you said the exact same thing in australia. >> you said talk about the future. you said you're not running for president in 2012 or 2016 or 2020. and yet in the past few days, ready for hillary has been launched. can you still say with a straight face that there's no way you would consider runni
Jan 31, 2013 11:00pm PST
of the most contentious moments came when senator john mccain asked whether the 2007 surge troop in iraq was successful. >> the question is, were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straightforward question. i would like you to answer whether you are right or wrong and then you are free to elaborate. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer on a lot of things. >> let the record show that you refuse to answer that question. now, please go ahead. >> well, if you would like me to explain why -- >> no, i actually would like an answer. yes or no. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no. >> another hot topic at the hearing today, it was a 2006 interview that hagel gave to former middle east peace negotiator, erin david miller. now, in that interview, hagel said this. "the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here." now, today of that comment about the "jewish lobby," hagel said categorically, i regret it. >> i've already said i regret referencing the jewish lobby. i should have said pro-israel lobby. i think it's the only time on the record that i've ever said that.
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